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Increase in ECAP Funding
The Ministry of Education,Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) has approved an increase in funding for students in the Early Childhood Assistance Programme(ECAP).  23rd September 2020, 8:53am
DES Adjusts Dual Entry Programme
The Department of Education Services (DES) has announced an adjustment in the application process and entry requirements for the Dual Entry Programme opportunity provided by Government Secondary Schools. 2nd September 2020, 9:41am
Schools Develop Reopening Guidelines
Further to the development and publication of a general guidance document for the Re-opening of Schools and Early Childhood Education Centres by the Ministry of Education (MEYSAL) on 24 June, the Department of Education Services (DES) conducted onsite visits to government schools last week to ensure compliance with current Public Health protocols and that guidance measures were being adhered to. 2nd September 2020, 9:33am
MEYSAL hosts Welcome Event for Educators
The Ministry of Education hosted separate welcome events for new and returning education professionals employed in government schools in Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands, last week, in adherence with current Public Health protocols. 2nd September 2020, 9:23am

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Education Council

For the first time, the Education Council has been appointed under the new Education Law, 2016 and Education Regulations, 2017, both of which are now in effect.

The new legislation outlines more specifically the qualifications that members should possess in comparison to the previous legislation and specifically details the role of the Education Council.

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Dress Code Policy for Cayman Islands Government Schools

The purpose of this policy is to outline the expectations that apply to all Government Schools in relation to the dress code.


The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands is committed to providing students with every possible opportunity to fulfill their education and career goals.

Graduation Criteria for Government Schools

The criteria for graduation from government secondary schools are being applied this summer (June 2014) for the first time.